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Nintendo Proves Money Doesn't Smell

This Nintendo eBay store has a slew of refurbished games and consoles, as well as accessories for their many platforms. So far, the store has failed to receive any significant attention. Nintendo coming to eBay may appear to be a random action for now, but it does make plenty of sense considering that the online store of Nintendo lacks great patronage from customers.

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Federal Reserve's John Williams Say Strong Could Make Case for Rate Hike

Most economists in a Bloomberg survey, and traders of federal funds futures, expect lift-off from near-zero, where the bank's key lending rate has been since 2008, at that meeting. Williams continued: "I do think the slope is the most important thing to communicate, the pace of increases". That was a very mechanical approach to increasing rates.

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U.S. gender wage gap to close in 2133

The global average full-time salary for a working woman is $11,102 a year, just over half the male average of $20,554. According to the WEF, the gender gap in the United States has grown over the past year. "Companies and governments need to implement new policies to prevent this continued loss of talent and instead leverage it for boosting growth and competitiveness", Zahidi said in a statement.

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Wearable Fitness Devices Maker Jawbone Cuts Jobs

What's more, the company is reportedly closing its marketing office in New York City and downsizing at its Pittsburgh and Sunnyvale locations. A company spokesperson said: "Jawbone's success over the past 15 years has been rooted in its ability to evolve and grow dynamically in a rapidly scaling marketplace".

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United States approves GM salmon for human consumption

The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision came after years of controversy over the fish, which is a type of new Atlantic salmon injected with a gene from Pacific Chinook salmon to make it grow faster. Just hours after the FDA's announcement, The Center for Food Safety said it plans to sue the FDA, according to a news release . The FDA also issued voluntary guidelines for food makers who want to include genetically engineered salmon or plants in their products.

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Rihanna to launch range of marijuana products

Rihanna is just the latest lover of herb to take on this business venture. According to Radio.com , the line will feature a few different strains including Karribean Kush, Haitian Haze and Jamaica High Grade, along with a variety of edibles, which is the most exciting news of all! " MaRihanna is blazing a trail for the industry".